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Texting Gloves Fingerless Mitts

There’s nothing worse than having to take off your gloves or mittens when having to zip a zipper, buckle up a car seat or return a text message in the cold of winter. With these amazing fingerless mitts you don’t have to do that anymore. It’s easy enough to buy a boring pair but making your very own is such fun and easy. Come learn how to make these fun fingerless mitts/texting gloves using a pattern that we love and use over and over again and our favorite plant dyed yarn by Lana Plantae of Maine. These will be done by using the magic loop method. Students need to have some knitting knowledge and should bring size 7 circular needles. Yarn and pattern are included in the fee for the class.

Date: Sunday, October 6 12:00-4:00

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Fee: $65

Spots available: 6

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Three Little Pumpkins Needle Felting Workshop

In this fun Three Little Pumpkin workshop students will learn how to manipulate wool through needle felting to create three adorable little pumpkins. Explanation will be given on how the wool reacts to needle felting to create texture and definition. We will also cover blending of colors to create depth and shading. By the end of the workshop each student will have Three Little Pumpkins that they will be proud to display throughout the autumn season. You don’t want to miss this fun workshop. All instruction and materials needed to complete this project are included in the class fee.

Date: Thursday, September 26, 6:00-8:00

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Fee: $65

10 spots available

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Mommy & Me Clay Loom Weaving

Let’s kick off our autumn Mommy & Me workshops with weaving these eclectic clay loom art pieces. We’ll start out by picking out a clay piece and painting it any colors that spark our imaginations. When dry the fun weaving will begin and finally our works of art will be bedazzled with beautiful little rhinestones. Children should be at least 5 years old and each should be accompanied by an adult. All instruction and materials are included in the fee of the workshop. After our projects are completed refreshments will be served.

Date: Sunday, September 29, 1:00-4:00

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Fee: $55 per couple

6 spots available

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Inkle Weaving

Weaving on an inkle loom is a great beginning to weaving. Choosing colors and warping the loom are the first steps. Then students will weave a strap that can be turned into a belt, yoga strap or guitar strap. The cost of the class includes the 3/2 cotton needed, the use of an inkle loom and the instruction needed to complete a strap.

Class date: Wednesday, August 14, 6:00-9:00 (1 spot)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Cost: $75

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Hounds Tooth Scarf

Who doesn’t love a Hounds Tooth Scarf?! In this class, students will use a pre-warped rigid heddle loom to weave a lovely scarf out of lovely yarn. In this 4 hour workshop each student will receive a pre-warped loom to work on, all the yarn necessary and instruction to weave a Hounds Tooth Scarf they’ll be proud to wear and show off!

Class Date: Tuesday, August 20, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Cost: $95.00 (4 spots)

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving

This two meeting workshop is a great introduction to simple weaving techniques. Students will begin with deciding on a project. The parts of the loom will be discussed and the loom will be warped using the direct warp method. Finally weaving will begin and each student will weave and complete a project of their choice...a shawl, dish towel, table runner or a scarf. Included in the cost of the class is all materials needed, the use of a rigid heddle loom and all instruction needed to complete a project each student will be proud of.

Class dates: Monday, August 12 and 19, from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

(this is a two morning workshop) (4 spots)

Location: 264 Center St., Danvers, MA

$145

Spinning

Discover the joy of creating your own yarn. Learn the basics of spinning and plying your yarn. Instruction is individualized, one-on-one, and hours are flexible. At the end of a 2 hour session you will be well on your way to creating your own yarn. The class fee included the use of a wheel, fiber for spinning and instruction needed to spin yarn.

Spinning wheels are available for rental to practice at home.

Drop Spindle classes are also available.

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$65

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Enhanced weaving with hand spun yarn

Enter the world of weaving by creating your own hand woven shawl using a variety of commercially spun yarns and enhancing with Meraki hand spun yarns. Students will be taught the working of the rigid heddle loom and weave on a pre-warped loom. The cost of the class included the use of a rigid heddle loom, all fiber needed to finish the project and all instruction need to complete the project. At the end of the class each student will have created a shawl/scarf that they will be able to wear or gift with pride.

Class Dates: Wednesday, August 13. 5:00-9:00

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$100

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Learn To Knit

Winter’s here and that means more time spent indoors. How about learning how to knit! Students will learn how to cast on and knit a cowl on a circular needles. The knitting will continue on at home and then when each students is done they will come back to bind off and finish their cowl. You’ll be amazed how easy knitting actually is!!!

No Experience Needed.

Class Date: Thursday, August 8, 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM (6 spots)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$30 plus cost of materials which will be available for purchase at the class.

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Painting With Wool

Explore the beautiful art of wool painting!! By needle felting wool and blending colors and textures one of a kind scenes will be created. Examples will be provided or you may bring your own photo for inspiration. Once you learn this technique the possibilities are endless. No experience needed. All supplies and instruction is included in the fee of the class.

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: 264 Centre Street., Danvers, MA

$60

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Intro To Weaving On A Floor Loom

Have you always wanted to try weaving on a floor loom but are reluctant to invest in a loom before you know if you really like the craft? This is the class for you!! There is a four harness floor loom warped and waiting for you to come and give it a try. You will use a loom for the day and create a one of a kind item you will be proud to display in your home or gift. All instruction and materials needed to complete a project are included in the fee of the class.

Date: Monday, August 26, 9:00-4:00

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Class Fee: $145

One spot available